Work Experience

Business in the Community Cymru’s partnership with LifeSkills, created by Barclays, will have supported over 30,000 young people in Wales to develop their work ready skills by the end of this academic year.
Business and education leaders from across Wales got together this week at Business in the Community Cymru’s first Business-Education Symposium - and it wasn’t just about policy and planning.
This is the home of the live blog from BITC Cymru's first ever Business-Education Symposium live blog.

Evie, Elin, Efa and Amelia from Ysgol y Strade are going to be taking over the live blog throughout the Symposium, supported by Dave and the rest of the BITC Cymru team. So stay in touch with the latest from the event by reading their blog below.

The team will also be tweeting from @BITCCymru and everyone will be on the hashtag #EdSympCymru!
Alun Griffiths Contractors was founded in 1968, is still privately owned, and is one of Wales’ leading civil engineering firms, delivering infrastructure projects across the country and supporting the economic growth of Wales.
Bouygues UK is a construction company which delivers award-winning development and regeneration projects across both the public and private sectors. By getting on the ground locally early and for a prolonged period of time, Bouygues successfully develops local expertise helping them deliver projects that work with communities and organisations.
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water is the sixth largest of ten water and sewerage companies in the UK. Welsh Water provides a safe and reliable supply of drinking water along with waste water and sewerage services to over 3 million people living in Wales and some parts of England, covering over 1,000 operational sites.
Moneypenny, headquartered in Wrexham, is one of the UK’s largest telephone answering / outsourced switchboard services, helping more companies than many other provides efficiently manage their telephony with customers and clients. 
Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, with over 70 branches in every community in Wales and long-standing relationships and connections with Welsh rugby, the National Eisteddfod, the Royal Welsh Show and numerous community / charity groups across Wales. 
Wales & West Utilities (WWU) doesn’t sell gas; it uses its extensive network of pipes to transport gas to homes and businesses throughout Wales and the south west of England.  It responds to gas emergencies, and invests £2m every day across the network, connecting new properties and replacing old metal pipes with new long lasting plastic ones. 
Mott MacDonald is a management, engineering and development consultancy which designs infrastructure solutions ranging from flood defences, bridges, different kinds of buildings and foundations. As an employee-owned business staff are given a unique role in the approach taken to working with communities on each project that the company delivers.